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Our Team


We believe our people help to set our firm apart. We are very proud of the team that we have developed and would like to introduce them to you.


Laurie Carwardine


Laurie developed his accounting and business skills working for KPMG and other accounting firms during the 1980’s. In 1991 Laurie commenced his own accounting firm which has experienced growth of greater than ten fold in that time.


Finance Broking

Alex Lyall

Finance Guru

Alex has been in the finance industry since 2006 and is a fully qualified Mortgage Broker. Alex heads up our finance division and prides himself on delivering exceptional customer service and does absolutely everything in his power to ensure his client’s success. He has great attention to detail and a passion for budgeting.


John Ryan

Leader of Business Taxtion & Accounting

John Ryan joined the firm in 1998. He has since completed his B.Com, risen up the ranks and is now the leader of our Business Services division which looks after all of our business clients. John is hard working, innovative and very organised.


Financial Adviser

Nathan Watson

Head of Financial Planning

Nathan is a Certified Financial Planner and has been advising clients since 2006 and joined Carwardines in 2013 after working in some of Brisbane’s best boutique Financial Planning firms. His specialty is mortgage reduction and wealth creation strategies, but can assist clients across all life stages and requirements.


Di Pilon

Leader of Individual Non Business Taxation

Di Pilon joined Carwardines in 1999 after having worked for other accounting firms in the previous twelve years. Di specialises in personal income tax returns as well as administration of self managed superannuation funds.